Manager, Sustainable Sourcing - Environmental Field Operations

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

As an expert in more than one of the environmental areas (carbon/renewable energy, waste/zero landfill, water, wastewater/chemicals) as, support and manage the rollout of and monitor adidas’ environmental supply chain strategy, program, and targets for suppliers.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage and implement adidas’ environmental supply chain strategy, program, and targets for both T1 and T2 suppliers. Provide guidance to the suppliers on technical issues around energy, waste, water, chemical management, and/or wastewater in the Global Supply Chain
  • Ensures facilities' full fulfillment of all adidas' environmental programs requirements and targets.
  • Identify the areas of risk and provide recommendations in respect of those risks, based on legal obligations, strategic commitments, and/or environmental requirements
  • Analyze the environmental indicators to track the performance of suppliers and provide business partners with a clear summary of supplier performance under his/her coverage.
  • Provide guidance, capacity building, and technical knowledge to facilities on all environmental issues to drive improvements.
  • Identify training needs in the supply chain and provide training and conduct regular advisory to ensure suppliers meet reporting deadlines in the sustainability systems. 
  • Support the roll-out of the adidas' supply chain environmental management programs in your key countries in collaboration with key functions within adidas.
  • Increase internal awareness and knowledge about adidas' environmental program achievements.



Key Relationships:


  • Global Environment Sustainable Sourcing Team
  • SEA Environment Assurance Team
  • Sourcing, Global Operations, and local teams
  • Key Regional LOs 
  • Other Sourcing Divisions



  • Local and regional industry associations (energy, waste, chemical, wastewater, etc.)
  • Engage in dialogue with third parties, including NGOs, Government bodies, and professional institutions to further investigate and test future concepts linked to environmental strategy 
  • External monitors


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Strong project management knowledge and experience, including developing and maintaining project plans, providing regular communication, coordination, problem resolution, and undertaking budget administration.
  • Strong business acumen and superior quantitative and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to convey complex information in a simple easily understood to diverse groups of stakeholders
  • Proven ability to interact with all levels, partnering, facilitating, influencing and utilizing internal and external resources
  • Strong team player with proven ability to work cross-functionally to achieve goals and objectives and ability to work independently as well as in a team setting.
  • Strong written and verbal English, any other regional (Asia Pacific) language is a plus
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint programs

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience managing and implementing environmental issues within a manufacturing setting, footwear knowledge is preferred
  • Master's degree either in Environmental Studies, Science, Engineering, or Climate discipline (Bachelor's degree can be considered for the right candidate)



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Job Title:  Manager, Sustainable Sourcing - Environmental Field Operations

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Ho Chi Minh City
TEAM:  Sourcing
State:  65
Country/Region:  VN
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  495116
Date:  Mar 13, 2023